|Kansas City vs Oakland Recap - Athletics Over Royals 1-0|
|Kansas City couldn't get its offense rolling against Tom Milone in a 1-0 loss to Oakland in baseball action on Monday.|
Oakland was favored by -120 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 7.5.
Tom Milone earned the victory for the Athletics, throwing 8 innings of work, striking out 0, walking 3, and allowing 3 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 1 RBI from Josh Donaldson in the win.
Kansas City's starting pitcher Luis Mendoza worked 5 2/3 innings, giving up 5 hits and 1 earned run while striking out 2 in the loss. They got 1 hit from Jason Bourgeois in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Oakland as they had 7 hits, while Kansas City only had 3.
Grant Balfour pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.